Tag: Seattle

Brent Amaker & the Rodeo cover Ric Ocasek's 'I Can't Wait'

Just when you’d finally gotten Brent Amaker & the Rodeo’s cover of “Pocket Calculator” out of your head, the Seattle Western combo is back with a twangified version of “I Can’t Wait,” a long-since forgotten song from Ric Ocasek’s 1982 solo album “Beatitude.” Amaker stumbled upon the song while rummaging through his new-wave LPs while entertaining at home one night…

Brent Amaker wishes you 'A Very Brent Amaker Christmas'

We’re not saying this is the Christmas song we’ve been waiting our whole lives for, but — wait, actually, that’s exactly what we’re saying. Brent Amaker, the baddest badass to rock a cowboy hat and cover Kraftwerk, brings tidings of joy with “A Very Brent Amaker Christmas,” a song he put together with Portland producer Jeff Stuart Saltzman, who —…